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Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education A Transformative Force

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ISBN-10: 1118097351

ISBN-13: 9781118097359

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jeanie Cockell, Joan McArthur-Blair, Marjorie Schiller

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Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is about making positive changes in the world so to incorporate it fully in higher education means it will have an exponential impact on the next generation of positive change makers in the world. This book puts the focus on AI in higher education. It provides unique stories and practical guidance on how AI can be applied in higher education and offers practitioners the AI concepts, frameworks and agendas. The book gives practitioners the theoretical concepts to ground their work and   links AI to the positive psychology and strengths work that has influenced educational approaches in the first decade of the 21st century.
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/25/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Introduction to the Journey
The Creative Journey
Provocative Propositions: The Book Unfolding
Emergent Design
Foundations
The Tenets of Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry: A Paradigm Shift
Principles
Methodology Doing AI
The Passions of Our Practice: Hope and Magic
Joan's Journey of Hope
Jeanie's Passion for Magic
Hope and Magic
Critical Appreciative Inquiry
The Inclusive AI Practitioner
From Issue Focus to Inquiry Focus
Topic Development
Emergent Design
Using Our Influence: Let's Talk
Critical Appreciative Inquiry: An Emerging Model Revisited
Being Authentically ALIVE
Living Appreciative Inquiry Through Challenging Times
Appreciative Inquiry as a Daily Practice
The ALIVE Model
Being Authentically ALIVE as a Reflective Practice
Being ALIVE
Leadership, Possibility, and Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Leadership Questions
Using the Appreciative Leadership Questions
Practice
Being an Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner in Higher Education
Foundations
Tell Me a Story
Creating an Appreciative Climate
Techniques for Alternative Dialogue
Practitioner Practice
Planning: Engaged and Inspired
SOAR
Examples of AI and Planning in Higher Education
From Process to Final Strategic Plan
Final Thoughts on AI and Planning
Summits in Higher Education: Gathering the Force
Elements of Higher Education Summits
First Notes on All-Institution Summits
Designing a Summit for Higher Education
Summits to Create Institutional Momentum
Summits as Data Gathering for Strategic Planning
Final Notes on the Symphony of Summits
Collaborative Teams and Groups
Appreciative Inquiry with Teams
Collaborative Learning Teams
Examples of AI with Teams and Groups in Higher Education
Building Collaboration
Teaching and Learning
Appreciative Inquiry as a Teaching and Learning Framework
Teacher as Self
Appreciative Outlook in Teaching
Fostering a Community of Learners
Final Thoughts on Teaching and Learning
Leaning Into the Future
What If…
The People of AI
AI Processes
Embodying AI
Parting Thoughts
References
Index